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by Rafał Skalski


Ball, a 30-year old man from Taiwan, is attracted by Bangkok’s night life where parties, friends and alcohol flow freely. But according to the ancient tradition, a man has to spend a certain amount of time in a monastery to prove his maturity by facing the harsh rules of Buddhism. So first, Ball will have to stay in a quiet monastery surrounded by the sea for two weeks where he’ll have to subject himself to the spiritual guidance of monks.

international title: Monk of the Sea
original title: Monk of the Sea
country: Poland, Germany
year: 2016
genre: fiction
directed by: Rafał Skalski
film run: 69'
screenplay: Rafał Skalski
cinematography by: Filip Drożdż
film editing: Filip Drzewiecki
music: Kuba Ziołek
producer: Paweł Kosuń, Agnieszka Janowska, Jacek Nagłowski
production: Centrala Film Sp. z o.o., INDI FILM GmbH


main awards/selection

Krakow Film Festival 2016 
Festival del film Locarno 2016

Semaine de la Critique

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